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Common Sense vs. the Lone Gunman (tags)

thoughts on the JFK assassination

Why the Establishment is Terrified of Ron Paul (tags)

It’s fascinating to watch the long knives coming out for Texas Republican Rep. Ron Paul, now that according to some mainstream polls he has become the front-running candidate in the Jan. 3 GOP caucus race in Iowa, and perhaps also in the first primary campaign in New Hampshire.

The Real Aim of Israel’s Bomb Iran Campaign and... (tags)

“But Israel clearly cannot afford to risk a war with Iran without the assurance that the United States being committed to participate in it. That is why the Israeli lobby in Washington and its allies argue that Obama should support an Israeli strike, which would mean that he would have to attack Iran with full force if it retaliates against such an Israeli strike. The knowledge that Israel could not attack Iran without U.S. consent makes Israeli officials extremely sensitive about the possibility that Obama would explicitly reject an Israeli strike.”

Criminal Investigation of BP Shut Down by Bush Regime (tags)

Evidence points to Bush policies that stopped a criminal investigation into BP's environmental crimes, taking action then would have forced BP to implement preventative measures. Having a tested back-up plan in case of deep water oil spill was needed, though both Bush and Obama failed to check up on BP's plans following a well rupture.

Dick Cheney In LA 3/27 (tags)

Dick Cheney Coming to LA's Biltmore Hotel, (Tickets Still Available!). To be awarded the Statesmanship Award.

Charlie Sheen to Obama: Investigate 9/11 Openly (tags)

Eight years on and in the aftermath of Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen's 9/11 challenge to President Barack Obama, journalists of the world's media conglomerates have been slow responders to follow the trail of evidence. Sheen posed numerous questions in a YouTube video directed at the President and held a "letter" of documentary evidence to back his claim that the official 9/11 story was a cover-up. The letter and its links support an argument that the 9/11 conspiracy fits an historical pattern of government-scripted attacks as pretexts to wage war.

BTL:Lawsuit Aims to Shine Light on Bush Era Illegal Covert Action (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Afghanistan's Operation Phoenix (tags)

America's dirty war

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh claims U.S. operating secret (tags)

Seymour Hersh created a stir last month when he said the Bush administration ran an executive assassination ring that reported directly to Vice President Dick Cheney.

Mid-Summer Alert—Update (tags)

Very Strange Timing for Little Georgia to Attack the Big Bear

Hello, 911? - I'd Like to Report a Crime (tags)

[This article needs more exposure, as some things do nor just need to be re-read again, but remembered everywhere, so pass it on if you like it too.] What's it take to get a guy impeached these days?

Addington, Yoo evade question on torture memo (tags)

During House Hearing on Torture, both John Yoo and David Addington proved themselves as masters of deception and evasion of questioning.

Can Nancy Pelosi single-handedly take Impeachment off the table? (tags)

Here is the Senate report which found the Bush Administration guilty of LYING about why it went to war in Iraq. http://pubrecord.org/docs/iraq/Iraq-phase2publicstatements.source.prod_affiliate.91.pdf Note that a live poll today ascertained that 86% of Americans support Impeachment.

Town hall calls for impeachment to save the Constitution (tags)

A regional town hall on the subject "Are Peace and Impeachment Possible?" was held in Oakland to reaffirm the need and political viability of impeaching Vice President Dick Cheney and President George W. Bush. It enjoined the audience to support new candidates running against Democratic Party leaders who have declined to challenge the Bush administration for its violations of the Constitution and international law.

Embarrassed US Starts to Disown Basra Operation (tags)

As it became clear last week that the Operation Knights Assault in Basra was in serious trouble, the George W. Bush administration began to claim in off-the-record statements to journalists that Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki had launched the operation without consulting Washington.

Saudi Arabia 'braces for nuclear war' (tags)

The Kingdom 'braces for nuclear war'

Commentary: Of yarmulkes and epithets (tags)

Commentary: Of yarmulkes and epithets

Boston-area convicts linked to CIA nexus (tags)

During the late 1980s and early 1990s, the CIA used al-Kifah to support covert operations overseas. With the full backing of the U.S. government, the organization set up branches in more than thirty American cities to raise funds and recruit fighters for the CIA’s anti-Soviet Afghan jihad. In the early 90s, once again with U.S. support and encouragement, al-Kifah shifted its focus to the Balkans, helping to instigate a civil war in Bosnia in 1992. This case, like so many others, proves the government’s so-called “war on terror” is really a chase for its own tail. As long as the truth is buried and the media remains silent, the hopeless pursuit will continue.

Bay of Pigs in Gaza: Gaza Crisis Made in USA (tags)

That a scandal of this proportion, which entirely contradicts the perception of the 'crisis' painted by the media, remains relatively unreported and unaddressed - especially in an election cycle - is a testament to the tight control of the Western media, as well as the corruption of both sides of the RepubliCrat Party.

Bay of Pigs in Gaza (tags)

That this scandal remains hidden is a testament to the tight control the Government holds over our media.

The Gaza Bombshell: Crisis Made in USA (tags)

The current crisis in Gaza is entirely the creation of Extremists in the US and Israel, who don't want to end Zionism's expansionist war on the Palestinians. Don't let the media ignore this story ...

Middle East Nuclear Holocaust to Defend "The Western Way of Life" (tags)

The Western media is involved in a diabolical disinformation campaign, the purpose of which is to persuade public opinion that the only way to "create a nuclear free World" is to use nuclear weapons on a preemptive basis, against countries which "threaten our Western Way of Life." We are a dangerous crossroads: military planners believe their own propaganda. The military manuals state that this new generation of nuclear weapons are "safe" for use in the battlefield. They are no longer a weapon of last resort. There are no impediments or political obstacles to their use.

Cindy Sheehan Joins Activists Planning Impeachment/Pro-Peace Protest at Rose Parade (tags)

JOIN CINDY SHEEHAN AND THOUSANDS OF OTHER ACTIVISTS ON-SITE AT THE PASADENA 2008 ROSE PARADE NEW YEAR'S DAY! CALLING FOR AN END TO THE IRAQ WAR AND IMPEACHING CHENEY AND BUSH BEFORE THEY BOMB IRAN. UPHOLD YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS! JOIN OUR VISIBILITY AND OUTREACH ACTIONS.

Forbes on Wikipedia:Gary Weiss 'Edits' James Dale Davidson's and His Own Biography (tags)

Even Davidson's more recent 'biotech' penny stock scam Pluristem was not added to MantanMoreland's Davidson Wikipedia biography - but with reason - that's why he deleted my Davidson bio contribution in the first place - to censor the subject and facts about Davidson on Wikipedia.Too bad Gary Weiss' boss, Steve Forbes,encourages this type of irresponsible corporate behavior in its employees just as Gary Weiss encourages such behavior in his Wikipedia biographer MantanMoreland ! :

Incompetence or Cover-Up? Air Force Report on the Minot-Barksdale Nuclear Missile Flight (tags)

"It makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck." --Pentagon official

Israel Plotting War On Egypt?? (tags)

How far will you allow these Extremists go in threatening you and Israel before you take some action to stop their Madness?

Cheney mulled Israeli strike on Iran (tags)

To provoke a retaliation

ROd Feree Speech Trial Compilation (tags)

It is impossible that twelve intelligent jurors could find Rod guilty on all three conditions: The judge told the jurors that they must find that when Coronado spoke to a Hillcrest audience four years ago, he not only meant to 1. teach them step-by-step how to commit arson, 2. he intended them to go and commit federal crimes of violence 3. that arson was “imminent” and “likely” to occur because of Coronado’s words.

Chertoff and his Gestapo replace Gonzales? (tags)

William Rivers Pitt writes about the traitors in the evil US/UK junta, and it's one of the best articles I've read lately. There's something missing in the whole though: people in general - not only in the US - seem to land from the frying pan into the fire when Chertoff, the present 'Gestapo chief' of the US, replaces Gonzales.

War Against Iran: Hawks Winning the Argument? (tags)

"It could just stop exporting oil itself. Pulling only Iran’s three and a half million barrels per day off the market, in its present state, would send oil prices shooting up into the stratosphere. Or it could get tough and close down all oil-tanker traffic that comes within range of those missiles — which would mean little or no oil from Iraq, Saudi Arabia or the smaller Gulf states either. That would mean global oil rationing, industrial shutdowns, and the end of the present economic era." Maybe we should share this around? I wonder if these outcomes are what Cheney and his Neocon pals really want? Great for the price of "their" oil. Good cover for crimes of treason.

Global Warming Destroys Maple Sugar Industry (tags)

Global warming is the most serious threat facing planet. We have an opportunity, and an obligation, to lead in solving this global crisis by investing in clean and safe electricity, efficient buildings and a less polluting transportation system.

(JINSA/PNAC associated) Cheney favors attack on Iran (for Israel, of course!) (tags)

Cheney wants US to attack Iran for Israel!

Cheney “Fixes” Libby, Cons America and Thwarts Justice (tags)

Vice President Dick Cheney is a Halliburton-challenged-con-man extraordinaire! Rep. Dennis J. Kucinich (D-OH) charged, via H Res 333, that he lied the nation into the Iraqi War and that he is also seeking, by hook or by crook, a war with Iran. Rep. Jim McDermott (D-WA) said Cheney acts like he is “above the law.” Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) urged, after “Scooter” Libby, a Cheney stooge, got his sentence commuted, that it’s time for “an inquiry into these very serious crimes.” Bottom line: Impeach Dick Cheney!

Los Angeles Moves to Forefront of National Impeachment Movement (tags)

Leaders of the Westside Greens, the Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Greens, and the Santa Monica Democratic Club have established the Impeachment Center to provide a facility for phonebanking, letterwriting, and the distribution of lawn signs, bumper stickers and a full range of impeachment action items and related literature.

Bush advised not to pardon Libby (tags)

As he and Cheney were involved in the original crime

Third US Strike Carrier Heads to Iran (tags)

Israeli site tracks war build up in the Gulf

Libby's 'get out of jail card' (tags)

Has been signed by Cheney

Wolfowitz to resign from World Bank (tags)

"Embattled World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz has caved in to overwhelming pressure, and is set to resign. Sources close to the Bank say Bush administration officials and executive directors of the World Bank are now finalising the terms of his departure."

Cheney on DC Madam's list (tags)

Cheney said to have used DC escorts

BTL:Justice Department Tries to Restrict Lawyers' Access to Guantanamo Detainees (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine --Weekly Summary

SOLD OUT ! (tags)

Top House Democrats retreated Monday from an attempt to limit President Bush's authority for taking military action against Iran as the leadership concentrated on a looming confrontation with the White House over the Iraq war.

Israeli pResident Moshe Katsav's Penny Stock Partner Michael Zwebner loses in U.S. Court (tags)

Even Moshe Katsav's and Michael Zwebners' partner in the UCSY or Universal Communications Systems fraud,Mohamed Hadid with his Saudi Arabian ties,has been protected by the Bush Regime that has covered up the Herndon, Virginia Islamic charities money laundering scandal for him and the Saudis.

Dick Cheney Nearly Killed by Pervez Musharraf through Mullah Dadullah (tags)

Castro says “Close but no cigar.”

Dixie Chicks Iran Iraq War Grammy Win Over Burning George Bush (tags)

When the student is ready the teacher will appear.

Pfizer, Halliburton Grab Democrats as Hearings Loom (tags)

Jan. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Pharmaceutical companies and Iraq war contractors, both heavy Republican contributors, are among the companies scrambling to hire lobbyists with Democratic ties as they prepare for congressional investigative hearings next week.

Bush: Congress can't block Iraq troop increase (tags)

President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney say they will not budge from sending more troops to Iraq no matter how much Congress opposes it.

All of the war criminals haven't been to court yet (tags)

The assault on Iraq by the United States of America in March 2003 constituted a war crime of hitlerarian proportions that should not go unpunished.

Annan, Mandela, Saud and Garland Prophesied Iraq Perfectly Beforehand (tags)

These people predicted Iraq perfectly in 2002 and they were all ignored.

BTL:Grassroots Impeachment Campaign Launches Drive to... (tags)

...Remove Bush & Cheney from Office~Interview with Tim Carpenter, director of Progressive Democrats of America, conducted by Between the Lines'Scott Harris

Proud to be American (tags)

Slaughter the kids

U.S. FOREIGN POLICY — ARE CHANGES AHEAD? (tags)

Many progressive Americans are hoping for a more peaceful U.S. foreign policy because President Bush lost control of Congress or after he leaves office — but the chances of this happening are not favorable.)

Mythic Figures Spooking Dubya (tags)

President George W. Bush, the quintessential warmonger, is on the defensive! If you look close enough, you can see the fear in his eyes. Since 2005, Cindy Sheehan, an “Earth Mother,” has been challenging him to a face-to-face meeting. The cowardly Bush has declined. Meanwhile, other splendid activists, like the “Hero/Patriot” from the mythic past, are demanding the impeachment by the U.S. Congress of both Bush and V. P. Dick Cheney.

Rep. McKinney Files Articles of Impeachment (tags)

On Friday, outgoing Georgia Rep. Cynthia McKinney has filed articles of impeachment against President George W Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

Report tells Bush to get out of Iraq! Will George W. Hitler Listen? (tags)

Report confronts the president with a powerful argument that his policy in Iraq is not working and that he must move toward disengagement.

Bush visits Middle East to intensify Iraq war (tags)

The thrust of today’s talks in Jordan between George Bush and Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is clear in advance. Bush, accompanied by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, will insist that the Iraqi leader bow down to US demands for a bloody crackdown against the largest faction in his own government, the anti-occupation Sadrist movement headed by cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and its Mahdi Army militia. An unnamed senior US official bluntly told the New York Times: “It’s decision time and everybody knows it.”

War Monger George W. Hitler out of touch with the public. (tags)

Bush favors temporary rise in GIs in Iraq

AIPAC and Emanuel (tags)

We can't allow the Israelis and their supporters to run America anymore.

US vote may alter stance on Mideast (tags)

Waxman: Only solid supporters of Israel will chair critical committees

Bush keeps revising war justification (tags)

I didn't make a mistake invading Iraq, I didn't make a mistake invading Iraq, I didn't make a mistake invading Iraq, I didn't make a mistake invading Iraq, .... George W Bush

Politics of Oil and Money (tags)

How the Bush Empire controls America and its elections

The Roadmap to Nowhere: An Interview with Tanya Reinhart (tags)

During his four years in office, Sharon stalled any chance of negotiations with the Palestinians. In 2003 - the road map period -the Palestinians accepted the plan and declared a cease fire, but while the Western world was celebrating the new era of peace, the Israeli army, under Sharon, intensified its policy of assassinations, maintained the daily harassment of the occupied Palestinians, and eventually declared an all-out-war on Hamas, killing all its first rank of military and political leaders. Later, as the Western world was holding its breath again, in a year and a half of waiting for the planned Gaza pullout, Sharon did everything possible to fail the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, who was elected in January 2005. Sharon declared that Abbas is not a suitable partner (because he does not fight terror) and turned down all his offers of renewed negotiations.

Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld speeches: A new drumbeat for war (tags)

In a coordinated series of speeches this week, the top officials of the Bush administration have begun a public campaign to smear and intimidate opponents of the war in Iraq while laying the political groundwork for dragging the American people into a new and even more terrible war—this time against Iran.

""Hail Mary" or THE CRIME OF LEBANON AND PALESTINE (tags)

"If this scenario is possible, why then would US, UK, Israeli, and other Western leaders who see what's going on, be willing to take the risk? Ahmed states what a growing number of knowledgeable observers now believe - that the Western, mainly US, so-called neoliberal imperial freewheeling "free-market" model is failing and may collapse short of a desperate "Hail Mary" military solution to try to save it even though the chance for success at best would be uncertain and in some views unlikely."

Apocalypse No! (tags)

“The time of warnings, passive resistance and conformity is already passed. All of us are now confronted with an enormous challenge: SURVIVAL" - Council of Indigenous Elders and Priests of the Americas

THE CRIME OF LEBANON AND PALESTINE - ARE IRAN AND SYRIA NEXT? - PART II (tags)

ISRAEL'S US FUNDED AND SUPPORTED WAR ON LEBANON AND PALESTINE - PART II

Iran: The Next War (tags)

Even before the bombs fell on Baghdad, a group of senior Pentagon officials were plotting to invade another country. Their covert campaign once again relied on false intelligence and shady allies. But this time, the target was Iran.

Happy Impeachment Day! (tags)

This is no time for political strategizing. Every member of Congress is sworn to uphold and defend the Constitution, and it is being gravely threatened by this president.

Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth: political posturing and the Democratic Party (tags)

Al Gore’s documentary on global warming, An Inconvenient Truth, is intended to serve one essential purpose: bolstering the environmental and supposedly liberal credentials of the Democratic Party and the former US vice president himself. Its aim, therefore, is not primarily to treat the very real environmental problems that it in part lays bare, but to create a new mechanism for ensuring that these problems cannot find a serious solution.

If They Broke the Law, String 'Em Up (tags)

Bush, during his two terms as Texas governor, oversaw the executions of 152 people. If he’s a war criminal, and guilty of causing the deaths of captives at Guantanamo and elsewhere, it would be poetic justice for him to follow them on the long walk.

High Court has Ruled: Bush is a War Criminal (tags)

The media has missed this point, and the Justices kind of glided over the significance of what they were saying. So now the question is: What are we the people going to do about it?

Total TIA Data Theft (tags)

level 7

data theft huge and wholesale, and oth crimes ... - and - ... waves ... (tags)

the unprecedented physical theft of personal data by a U.S. intelligence operation to populate Total Information Awareness (TIA) surveillance databases ...

Constitutional crisis over FBI raid on US congressman (tags)

The conflict between the US Congress and the Bush administration over the FBI raid on US Representative William Jefferson’s congressional office has rapidly escalated into a constitutional crisis. The episode highlights the contempt with which the Bush administration views such fundamental issues as the separation of powers and the autonomy of the legislative branch. It also reveals the atmosphere of crisis and tension which pervades the American political system.

New Book Lays Out Impeachment Crimes and Impeachment Roadmap (tags)

Here are excerpts from our new book, `The Case for Impeachment: The Legal Argument for Removing President George W. Bush from Office,' just released by St. Martin's Press.

Stanley Hilton case (2004) (tags)

Check it out.

John Reed Stark UAE,SEC,Georgetown University Stock fraud Academic fraud Cyber fraud (tags)

Why does Securities Exchange Commission's John Reed Stark of internet enforcement not enforce ? Why have so many fraudulent internet websites proliferated under his reign of internet securities fraud and cyber fraud terror ? Is John Reed Stark aiding a sick psychological and stock fraud experiment as well as fraud upon investors by doing nothing to stop internet securities fraud and psychological abuse even using religion and death threats as well as fraudulent 'naked shorting' claims,etc. to promote stock fraud ? And the anonymous internet threats come from people he can and has identified already on the world wide web and on ragingbull and Yahoo and their extended websites and yet does nothing about it except to protect the criminals.John Reed Stark and other SEC officials are now responsible for allowing illegal pump and dump scams and probable money laundering with unaudited U.S. penny stocks in Dubai,UAE and for this reason alone should resign in mass or be convicted for this traitorous fraud against Americans.

SF City Council Joins Impeachment Movement (tags)

SF's supervisors jumped into national politics by passing a resolution asking the Democratic congressional delegation to seek the impeachment of President Bush for failing to perform his duties by leading the country into war and eroding civil liberties.

WHAT THE PRICE OF GOLD MAY BE TELLING US (tags)

A political commentary on why gold prices are rising.

Slave-Driving for the US War (tags)

In a luxurious room reserved for Americans and whites, the "liberators" sit at the sumptuous table and distribute Iraq's wealth among themselves.

War, budget cuts ignite voter rebellion (tags)

WASHINGTON — President George W. Bush’s smear tactics failed to silence his growing opposition as the peace movement and defenders of the poor stepped up their fight against the Iraq war and a Republican proposal to cut $50 billion from federal programs for low-income Americans.

LATINOS - Gulf Coast Slaves in the Katrina Aftermath (tags)

Halliburton and its subcontractors hired hundreds of undocumented Latino workers to clean up after Katrina -- only to mistreat them and throw them out without pay.

BTL:Some Congressional Democrats Now Push for White House Accountability on... (tags)

...False Pre-Iraq War Claims ~ Interview with U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, D-N.Y. conducted by Between the Lines' Richard Hill

BTL:Indictment of Vice President's Former Chief of Staff Prompts Demand to... (tags)

...Investigate White House Role in Misrepresenting Rationale for Iraq War ~ Interview with John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation magazine, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Now Look Who's Calling for Presumption of Innocence and the Right to a Fair Trial (tags)

This president who has claimed the right to lock American citizens up without charge and to hold them indefinitely without the right to see a lawyer or to go to contest their captivity in court is suddenly touting all those rights, now that his own people are in the dock.

"Run Amok" Judith Miller Goes Down in Plames...er, Flames (tags)

The Times own reporters, in a story on her case, exposes her as a liar and a shill for the Bush war machine. Even her colleagues are dissing her.

Judith Miller, Larry Franklin, Office of Special Plans, PNAC & WMDs (tags)

'Judith Miller & Larry Franklin, sitting in a tree...'

Why is the Federal Government destroying National Security ? (tags)

Federal officials are more responsive to foreign interests than to American citizens ! The President believes in unprotected borders. The Congress aids foreign governments. The Supreme Court evicts private citizens from their property to enrich foreign private profiteers. WHY?

small WORLD: Dr. Ben Marble, "Go fu** yourself, Mr. Cheney!" (tags)

Interview with Dr. Ben Marble. We discuss the events of September 8th that led to him telling Cheney off.

Roberts' bad decision (tags)

JUST FOUR DAYS before the Bush administration named John G. Roberts Jr. to fill retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's seat on the Supreme Court, the District of Columbia federal appeals court decided a case called Hamdan vs. Rumsfeld. In a crucial victory for the administration, the court upheld President Bush's creation of special military tribunals for trials of alleged terrorists and denied them the protection of the Geneva Convention. Roberts was one of the judges who decided that case, but he should have recused himself.

LAPD Shuts Down Hip Hop Katrina Benefit Show (tags)

Article on shut-down Katrina benefit show in south central LA- LAPD shuts down benefit show.

THERE ARE TWO KINDS OF LEADERS (tags)

There are two kinds of leaders. One you would follow into a fire, and the other you would push into a fire. Unfortunately, we have two 'leaders' of our country that would certainly be pushed into the fire.

BTL:Split in AFL-CIO Could Spur New Organizing But Dissidents Fail to... (tags)

...Address Fundamental Flaws ~ Interview with Stanley Aronowitz, professor of sociology and author conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Reactionary terror continues in Lebanon (tags)

Bombings and assassinations continue in Lebanon. The latest victim of this wave of terror was the 67-year old George Hawi, who was killed when a bomb detonated in his car; the former leader of the Lebanese Communist Party lost his life on June 21st, only a day after the so-called “anti-Syrian bloc” claimed victory in the parliamentary elections.

The Crusade for God and Global Conquest (tags)

“America, in this young century, proclaims liberty throughout all the world, and to all the inhabitants thereof.”

George W. Bush, second inaugural speech

“You think you know...but you have no idea...just what Bush has in store for...you...us...the world...our future!”

Opening lines of the RCP’s statement
"The Battle for the Future Will Be Fought from Here Forward!"

George W. Bush swaggered to the podium of his inauguration and said he would put before "every ruler and every nation" a choice over whether to embrace his vision of "freedom." (Kinda like how the Godfather makes you an "offer you can’t refuse.")

The Phony Social Security Crisis (tags)

Bush's Phony Social Security Crisis Gains National Attention!

Inaugural Donors to Boycott (tags)

Dozens of businesses and lobbying groups made six-figure donations to sponsor official events for President Bush's inauguration next week, earning them tickets to dinners, balls and other events in which Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney are expected to appear

White House-linked clandestine operation paid for "vote switching" software (tags)

From Online Journal: http://wwwurnal.com/Special_Reports/120604Madsen/120604madsen.html

Outrageous! (tags)

Outrageous! That is what many are calling the war profiteering by U.S. corporations.

TELL ISRAEL THE TRUTH, MICHAEL B. OREN (tags)

This article counterattacks the best-selling author's recent op-ed claim that Israel's Right was unhappy about Arafat's demise. It points out his own left-leaning proclivities, and argues that it's the Left not the Right saddened by Arafat's death. It then questions what he's doing at the Israeli right-wing research institute, the Shalem Center.

Open Letter to Alexander Cockburn (tags)

Throwing down the gauntlet...

Middle Class New Working Poor (tags)

America's Middle Class Becomes the New Working Poor

From COINTELPRO to the Patriot Act: The long battle for justice and civil liberties (tags)

Jailed Black Panther calls for amnesty

A Bush pre-election strike on Iran 'imminent (tags)

eradicate bush

A Bush Pre-Election Strike On Iran 'Imminent' (tags)

According to White House and Washington Beltway insiders, the Bush administration, worried that it could lose the presidential election to Senator John F. Kerry, has initiated plans to launch a military strike on Iran's top Islamic leadership, its nuclear reactor at Bushehr on the Persian Gulf, and key nuclear targets throughout the country, including the main underground research site at Natanz in central Iran and another in Isfahan. Targets of the planned U.S. attack reportedly include mosques in Tehran, Qom, and Isfahan known by the U.S. to headquarter Iran's top mullahs.

OPERATION IRAQI PLUNDER (tags)

The United States spends Iraq's money - with little accountability.

The Republican campaign to suppress the Black vote (tags)

Nationwide protests AGAINST the Project for the New American Century (tags)

EXPOSE THE UNACCEPTABLE SECRETS OF AMERICA NATIONWIDE PROTEST AGAINST THE PNAC Project for the New American Century www.newamericancentury.org At NOON on Saturday OCTOBER 23rd, 2004 In YOUR city!

The Softer Side of Bush? (tags)

Do you believe in personal responsiblity, that actions speak louder than words, and that words really do mean something? Apparenly, the GOP faithful do not -- for while the Main Street Republicans are putting on a good show at the Convention, the Hard-Right are hitting the streets and getting their hands dirty...

NYC Police Arrest Nearly 1,000 Protesters (tags)

NEW YORK - Nearly 1,000 protesters were arrested across Manhattan on Tuesday as swarms of activists massed in the streets for marches to the site of the Republican convention — by far the biggest day of arrests since the demonstrations began last week.

Those Campaign Commercials (tags)

I survived the Democratic National Convention (tags)

Rally Against Cheney in Bakersfield (tags)

The United Farm Workers (UFW) and Peace Bakersfield joined to protest Cheney's presence in Bakersfield.

A childish response from the White House (tags)

We pour treasure and blood into Iraq for reasons that are less supportable everyday. And when you ask the White House to explain, out comes the flag and the proclaimation, "Because I said so!"

Remember all those Gitmo Terrorists...well (tags)

Bush regime caught lying again its becoming pathological, this time its about "the worst of a very bad lot," Vice President Dick Cheney has called them, the "terrorists" held at Guantánamo Bay .

911 Panel tells Cheney to put up or shut up (tags)

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nearing the end of its work, the Sept. 11 commission is inviting Vice President Dick Cheney to provide any evidence he has that would show links between al-Qaida and Iraq under Saddam Hussein, a panel member said Saturday.

GOP blocks war-profiteering amendment (tags)

The Leahy/Daschle amendment would have created new penalties -- including up to 20 years in jail -- for government contractors convicted of inflating the cost of goods or services.

MoveOn Finally Targets Cheney/Halliburton (tags)

F-ing Finally!

THE SUMMER OF TERROR 2004 (tags)

The criminals who got away with 9/11 are planning more far larger scale attacks.

"Anything they'd ask you, you'd have to lie" (tags)

On May 17, 2001, Enron Chairman Ken Lay held a secret meeting in Beverly Hills for VIPs (including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Milken) to lobby the Calif Legislature to protect deregulation. That same day the Bush/Cheney administration unveiled their national energy policy which adopted seven of Ken Lay's "suggestions."

Gay Republicans to fight the Religious Right on TV (tags)

"The radical right wanted a cultural war, and now they have it ... Shame on Republicans who promote intolerance."

Leaked name of CIA officer has Bush seeking legal advice (tags)

Abney couldn't explain why Bush had talked to an outside attorney, but it is a violation of federal law to reveal the name of a CIA operative.

The paper trail - Did Cheney okay a deal? (tags)

TIME located the e-mail among documents provided by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group.

And Remember, Honey, Don't Forget the PNAC (tags)

Just what, exactly, is PNAC? Some kind of soft drink? A new type of snack? Unfortunately, PNAC affects our well-being much more adversely than could any junk food. To see why, and also for details on other oddball groups with strange agendas of which we should be wary, read on.

Secret Memos Connect Bush and the Global Campaign of Torture (tags)

In Washington, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld fumed that the "distraction" of Abu Ghraib prison has to end. This theme has been taken up by the Republican Right. One congressman said that he was "outraged over the outrage."

THE MATRIX: Precursor of Database Project Gave Feds 120,000 Terror Suspects (tags)

NEW YORK — Before helping to launch the criminal information project known as Matrix, a database contractor gave U.S. and Florida authorities the names of 120,000 people who showed a statistical likelihood of being terrorists -- sparking some investigations and arrests.

The US nuclear option and the "War on Terrorism" (tags)

the Bush Administration has embarked upon a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity.

Saddam's capture revisited (tags)

On 28 March the BBC aired an "expose" revealing the identity of Saddam Hussein's betrayer, but news of this had already broken by January. And what the BBC didn't mention was that a chain of events, beginning last July, signaled the start of the dictator's demise.

Nader: Iraq an Unconstitutional, Illegal War (tags)

Nader urges the Congress to investigate the illegal nature of the war, and how the five falsehoods became part of the Bush Administration's drum beat for war, in a formal Inquiry of Impeachment.

Media Coverage of Iraq Called “Shameful” (tags)

Media Coverage of Iraq Called “Shameful” By Peers

Mass Action at the Halliburton shareholder's meeting May 19 Houston (tags)

mass action stop war profiteering

A bloody day in Iraq (tags)

"... the horror, the horror." At the Iraqi town of Fallujah resistance fighters ambushed a "coalition forces" SUV with rocket propelled grenades and small arms, killing the four riding in the vehicle. After the guerillas struck and disappeared, the people of Fallujah came out to inspect the aftermath of the attack. The passengers obviously worked for the "coalition forces"... on their bodies were found dog tags, weapons, an American passport and a U.S. Department of Defense identification card. The gathered crowd then pulled the charred corpses from the vehicle... beat and mutilated them, dragged them to the nearest bridge over the Euphrates River, and hung them from it. The masses chanted "Fallujah is the graveyard of Americans!" We can still hear Vice President Dick Cheney's words ringing in our ears, "We'll be greeted as liberators." (AP photo/Sabah Arar)

9/11 Commision Director, Philip Zelikow, has Major Conflict of Interest (tags)

Members of several 9/11 victim groups are calling for the Director of the 9/11 Commission, Philip Zelikow, to step down siting a conflict of

"We'll be greeted as liberators" (tags)

"We'll be greeted as liberators" -Vice President Dick Cheney.

U.S.-backed coup spurs terror in Haiti (tags)

I hate bushite (tags)

No words from the bushites who rule our communications through corporate news censorship, while Christian parents call out unheard: why has corporate america allowed forsaken soldiers to eat plutonium to murder God for a measly few dollars the bushmob will pocket for the up coming "unbiased" re-election news campaign?

God or no God, I don't like that demon antiChrist, Our Mr. bush Jr. very much (tags)

By Annan not publicly addressing this very serious issue, will not be fooling me he hasn't heard it mentioned. The families of Iraq are accounted almost entirely by "comprehensive, extremely detailed" measurements. So what the hell is going on about supporting our world community by not condemning war crimes?, Just where is Annan on the issue of an international commitment kept I want asked religiously across this world. Now.

'GO FIND A WAY FO ME TO DO IT' (tags)

by William Rivers Pitt on the lies that led to war

White House sold war with ‘smoke & mirrors’ (tags)

Which is worse, a president who doesn’t know what’s going on and is manipulated by others, or a president who launches a war knowingly using false or misleading information to sell it to the American people?

Cheney and Scalia's Hunting trip on Big Energy's dime (tags)

The present controversy began when Scalia accompanied Cheney on a hunting trip to Texas one month after the Supreme Court agreed to hear the case this spring. The two flew on a private jet owned by an energy corporation.

Protester=Criminal? (tags)

That these issues I keep hearing about--of the increased use of police and military force in this country--are real. They're not happening in the future; they're happening today.

Who is counting your vote? Diebold & Bush vs. the public interest (tags)

Who is counting your vote? Now is the time, before November 2004, to ask that and a few other questions.

PEACE PEOPLE! Possabilities of Progressive Policies is Presently Powerfully Popular (tags)

We are living in the past if we think the voting public is not ready to elect a progressive, populist President. This is not the past. Dean's way is precisely the WRONG approach. Heck, look what Dean did to Vermont - he took a 74% re-elect rate and whittled it down to 50.4% in 2000, before quitting in 2002 to "run for President" while the ranks of "progressives" and republicans grew in Vermont until no Democrat could get elected, and his own Lt. Governor lost to the Republican in 2002 - Vermont is governed by a Republican and NO POSITION DEAN EVER HELD IN VERMONT IS IN DEMOCRATIC HANDS NOW.(incls.-2000 Vote Analysis, Are You a Burning Flame, GrannyD, Jane Fonda + Poem)

Cheney Threatened Wellstone (tags)

At least, Cheney keeps his promises.

My Parents were victoms of Saddam (tags)

12/23: Latest News from IRAQ - by PeaceNoWar (tags)

Peace No War Network Web: www.PeaceNoWar.net [To join the listserv, send e-mail to: peacenowar-subscribe@lists.riseup.net]

Defining Terrorism (tags)

DEFINE TERRORIST And You Will Be Calling For An Israeli Accountability Act

Group Contests Casino Owned by Extremist Backer (tags)

While U.S. Treasury officials scour financial records worldwide to stop funds donated by wealthy Arabs from flowing to radical Islamist groups, a small group of U.S. citizens is trying to shut down a major source of funding for Jewish extremists in Israel and the occupied territories.

Oh, what a wicked mushroom cloud we weave: Part 1 (tags)

There is record (1), that in 1973, meetings took place among elected representatives of local, state and federal governments and their health officials to smooth over this potentially disastrous political "hot-potato" topic, should the public become aware of this information on its own. Now, 30 years later, their secret is out.

Reparations Tribunal Subpoenas George Bush and Other Officials (tags)

George W. Bush Called to Answer for U.S. Government International Law Crimes Against African People

Republicans Strip 'No War Profiteering' Section (tags)

The White House and the House Republicans took out a section of a bill that would have imposed stiff penalties for war profiteering. With one-party rule in Washington, there will be no oversight (and no penalties) if anyone steals any (or all) of the $87 billion dollars President George Bush wants to spend on the US - Iraq War

Bush Got $500,000 From Companies (tags)

'Israelization' of U.S. Middle East policy proceeds apace (tags)

'Israelization' of U.S. Middle East policy proceeds apace

The Bush Family Connections to the Nazis (tags)

The mainstream media only gets half of the story about Prescott Bush’ Nazi connections.

Halliburton caught overcharging US in Iraq (tags)

WASHINGTON - Two Democratic lawmakers say Vice President Dick Cheney's former company, Halliburton, is gouging U.S. taxpayers while importing gasoline into Iraq. The Houston-based company contends it is paying the best price possible.

Halliburton overcharges taxpayers to import gas into Iraq (tags)

Halliburton's KBR subsidiary is billing the Army between $1.62 and $1.70 per gallon, while Iraqis are charged between 4 cents and 15 cents at the pump.

Pentagon official: US may take action against Syria (for Israel) (tags)

Pentagon official: US may take action against Syria (for Israel)

Is America Fascist? (tags)

It is no coincidence that the neo-cons are worried about comparisons between their policies and those of Hitler

BTL: Environmental Groups Rally Public to Oppose Bush-backed Energy Bill (tags)

Interview with Sharon Buccino, Natural Resources Defense Council conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

America's Camp Delta, Guantanamo: 660 Prisoners, 42 Countries, No Rights, No Cha (tags)

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The Most Insidious of Traitors (tags)

The Bush administration pushed very hard the idea that America is in danger from WMDs being placed into the hands of terrorists. This was one of the central arguments behind the war in Iraq. Yet in order to protect Bush's political standing, a couple of "administration officials" blew Valerie Plame, and by proxy her network, completely out of the water in an attempt to shut her husband up. In short, in order to protect Bush from the ramifications of using fake evidence to support his war, this White House destroyed an intelligence network that was protecting us from the threat posed by chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons.

Job Losses at Level of Great Depression (tags)

Job Losses at Level of Great Depression Contradict President Bush's Wishful Predictions

Job Losses At Great Depression Level (tags)

The wonders of Bushonomics on display for all. His Father may have been George Herbert Hoover Bush - does this make the current Bush Calvin Coolidge?

Soldiers’ dad to Bush: Stop playing with lives (tags)

WASHINGTON – Larry Syverson, father of two combat soldiers deployed in Iraq, told a National Press Club news conference Sept. 24 that George W. Bush is “playing with my sons’ lives” to secure control of Iraqi oil.

Robert Fisk: Iraq's occupiers suspected of losing touch with reality (tags)

Robert Fisk: Iraq's occupiers suspected of losing touch with reality

More Bush Lies exposed :no smallpox in Iraq (tags)

LOOKS LIKE EVEN MORE LIES HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO THE BRAINWASHED MASSES. Top American scientists assigned to the weapons hunt in Iraq found no evidence Saddam Hussein's regime was making or stockpiling smallpox, The Associated Press has learned from senior military officers involved in the search.

"Report From Baghdad" Part Three--Life in Iraq (tags)

This is a part three of the six-part series "Report form Baghdad" by Pacifica Radio KPFK Los Angeles Reporter Lee Siu Hin's July 2003 trip to U.S. occupied Iraq, to commemorate 6-months commemoration of U.S. invasion of Iraq (Sep 20), and to understand the future of Iraq. To view the entire series, please visit: http://www.actionla.org/Iraq/IraqReport/index.html

Dali Lama says Iraq War May Be Justified (tags)

The exiled Tibetan leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner said some wars, including the Korean War and World War II, helped "protect the rest of civilization, democracy."

Wild West Show (tags)

Lewis H. Lapham is editor of Harper's magazine. Other articles can be found at http://www.harpers.org.

BTL:Environmentalists Blast White House Nominee to Head EPA (tags)

Interview with Lawson LeGate, of the Sierra Club, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

BTL:Newly Passed Congressional Legislation Promoting Fossil Fuels and... (tags)

...Nuclear Power a Gift to Big Energy Companies Interview with Lisa Gue, senior energy analyst with Public Citizen, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

The Breakdown of a Lie (tags)

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Soros Newspaper Ads Challenge Bush's Case For War (tags)

A dozen statements made by President George W. Bush, Vice President Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Colin Powell and Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld making the case for war are reprinted and described as either exaggerated or false.

Reserves wanting to leave Mideast (tags)

Soldiers say most of their work involves civilian contractor Kellogg Brown and Root, a subsidiary of Vice President Dick Cheney's former company, Halliburton Corp. The company has contracts to haul fuel, and 319th members are riding along as armed escorts. "The main reason we're still here is to support Brown and Root," said Sgt. 1st Class David Uthe, 45, of Augusta.

Greens Call for Impeachment of Bush, Withdrawal of Troops by the Winter Holidays (tags)

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On the final day of the 2003 national meeting of the Green Party of the United States, delegates from state Green Parties represented in the national party's Coordinating Committee approved two major proposals: (1) The Green Party endorsed a call to Congress to initiate impeachment proceedings and resolved to take political leadership in the growing movement for impeachment. (2) Greens endorsed a "Home by the Holidays" campaign calling for the U.S. to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq, Afghanistan, Colombia, and the Philippines, with this year's winter holidays as a deadline for total return.

The Dishonesty Of the President (tags)

Face it Bush is a lying sack of oderiferous fecal matter deposited by a male bovine. In short he is a lying mass murderer who makes Jeffrey Dahmer look like small time. His lies have killed more people than Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack The Ripper, John Wayne Gacy, ...

Bush Deserves To Be Impeached (tags)

Thanks to Bush's blundering, nearly 50% of U.S. Army combat units are now stuck in a spreading guerrilla war in Iraq , costing $4 billion US monthly, that is becoming the biggest, most expensive, and bloodiest foreign mess since Vietnam. This when the U.S. is threatening military action against North Korea.

CHENEY'S ENERGY TASK FORCE AND THE IRAQ WAR (tags)

AP cites Cheney's Energy Task Force as potentially linked to Oil War plans, but web-links are attached to articles warning of this months ago. Alarm bells should be ringing as to why the earlier reports weren't pursued.

GOP's Double Standard On Presidential Lies (tags)

As the dying goes on, Bush has yet to prove the existence of Iraq's weapons of mass destruction. He now admits to using bad intelligence in his State of the Union address that Saddam Hussein was trying to purchase uranium in Africa for nuclear weapons.

A Diplomat's Undiplomatic Truth: They Lied (tags)

They may have finally found the smoking gun that nails the culprit responsible for the Iraq war. Unfortunately, the incriminating evidence wasn't left in one of Saddam Hussein's palaces but rather in Vice President Dick Cheney's office.

Bush Energy Task Force Exposed (tags)

Alleged task force member includes: Thomas Kuhn, Edison Electric Institute president; Marc Racicot, current Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman; Haley Barbour, former RNC chairman; and Ken Lay, former Enron chairman.

The Arrogance of Power (tags)

We are now, I believe, at the beginning of a long-delayed Washington political drama.

Blame Bush for California's Budget Woes (tags)

Californians provide much more to the federal government in taxes than they get back in services. The feds should bail out the states, which cannot indulge in the red-ink financing that has become a specialty of the Bush Administration.

war (tags)

repost from Portland. Nice to have a gang like these swine in arms on your team.

White House lied to sell Iraq war (tags)

The White House finally admitted this week that it played fast and loose with the truth in President Bush’s State of the Union address.

Bush Bit in Ass by Lies (tags)

The Rats are deserting the sinking ship. Fed up with the Bush Junta's deadly lies the insider Bureaucrats are beginning to leak and speak.

US pisses-off Turkey now (tags)

"Turkish forces were blocked from doing their jobs, their equipment was destroyed and some (soldiers) were taken away." Police in Istanbul had to use tear gas to disperse hundreds of nationalists who staged an anti-U.S. demonstration.

ALL WAR ALL THE TIME (tags)

I'll concede that having a permanent war might seem an odd thing to want, but let's put aside the "why" question for the time being, accepting that you wouldn't want it unless you stood to gain something important from it. If, however, for reasons you found adequate, you did want to have a permanent war, what would you need in order to make such a policy viable in a democratic society such as the United States?

Government Promulgates the Wackiest Conspiracy Theories (tags)

I've heard some conspiracy theories in my days, some are quite valid and some are too far fetched and error laden to be credible. Since conspiracy theories abound, I have developed a methodology for investigating conspiracy theories. First and foremost I ask, what is the motive for advancing the theory.  Elitist naysayers and generally ignorant "sheeple" of course dismiss any conspiracy theory out of hand. For those incapable of seeing beyond the sand their head is buried in, anything unusual is just a coincidence. Anything which might require them to actually think critically is of course out of the question. 

Bush Lied and Soldiers Died (tags)

Several weeks have now passed since the end of the war, and WMD’s have yet to be found in Iraq. Specialized teams of engineers, scientists, and intelligence agents have been searching for these weapons since the outbreak of war, yet have been unable to locate even the slightest trace of chemical and biological weapons.

D.C. rally targets 2004 elections: ‘Take back America’ (tags)

WASHINGTON – Wearing plastic top hats and chanting, “Who needs Medicare? I’m a millionaire!” over 1,000 mock-capitalists marched to Vice President Dick Cheney’s residence, June 6, to thank him for pushing through another trillion dollar tax cut for the rich while slashing Medicaid and education.

Bush tax cut leaves 16 million kids behind (tags)

CHICAGO – With eyes as big as headlights, Tatiana Graves is the center of the world to her doting family. It’s hard to imagine anyone leaving this chubby-cheeked cherub behind.

Enron Used U.S. Government to Bully Developing Nations (tags)

WASHINGTON, May 29 (IPS) - Defunct energy giant Enron used the U.S. government to coerce the World Bank and poor nations to grant concessions and resolve its investment problems, according to documents and correspondence released by the Treasury Department.

Major Watergate-like scandal over WMD? (tags)

WASHINGTON, Jun 2 (IPS) - When all three major U.S. newsweeklies--Time, Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report--run major features on the same day on possible government lying, you can bet you have the makings of a major scandal.

The Troops Are Afraid To Go Out At Night (tags)

What he meant, I think, was that it wasn't safe for American soldiers after dark. Hours later, I went out in the streets of Nasiriyah for a chicken burger and the Iraqis who served me in a run-down cafe couldn't have been friendlier.

Gold Fillings, Auschwitz & George Bush (tags)

The reader should also be aware that two Americans were present during the secret meeting of the German elite that brought Hitler to power. Those two Americans were John Foster and Allen Dulles.

Iraq War: Lies the Government Told Us (tags)

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Haynes & Boone of Dallas Does Iraq (tags)

Haynes & Boone have been loyal supporters of President Bush. They advised him on his sale of Harken Energy stock. It appears the favor is now being returned.

'Class War' and the Bush tax cut (tags)

Chris Edwards, director of fiscal policy at the libertarian Cato Institute defended Bush's tax cuts, "though the lower income earners pay a high burden in payroll tax for social security and Medicare, they get a higher proportion of their wages in retirement benefits than do the wealthy"

"America's favorite conspiracy theory: the moral argument" (tags)

It's later in the article when Kinsley gets into the conspiracies: "Why did Bush want this war? His ostensible reasons were unconvincing. Whatever we may find now in the rubble of Baghdad, he never offered any good evidence of a close link between Iraq and al-Qaeda or of weapons of mass destruction that could threaten the U.S.

Homeland Security: When The Phoenix Came Home To Roost (tags)

In order to institutionalize his "legally criminal" social structure, Bush signed the Homeland Security Act on 25 November 2002, creating the Department of Homeland Security under former Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Ridge. The Department's job is to coordinate the anti-terror elements of dozens of federal agencies, and secure the US "from terrorist threats or attacks," be they genuine or provoked by the Bush Régime for black propaganda purposes.

BTL: Allegations of War Profiteering Leveled Against Halliburton and... (tags)

...Other Companies With Close Ties to White House. Interview with Charlie Cray, corporate reform campaigner at Citizen Works, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

The Many Contracts of Halliburton (tags)

If you have been confused by the constant flow of news stories on the Halliburton contracts for post-war Iraq, you have good reason to be.

Here's That List of Terrorists You Asked For... Mr. President (tags)

I have the latest update on that terrorist list you've been asking for, Mr. President. I keep submitting my reports to Sen. Richard Shelby, the top Republican on the Intelligence Committee , Sen. Bob Graham, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee and Porter Goss, the Florida GOP Rep. and House Intelligence Committee Chairman, but they keep loosing the documents or forgetting I ever gave them the lists... Can you please send it to them for me. I know they will listen to you.

The Mirage of Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction (tags)

"I was always telling the truth. Iraq does not have chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Time will bear me out, " says Amer Al Saadi......

War brings business to Feinstein spouse (tags)

Charles Lewis, executive of the nonpartisan Center for Public Integrity watchdog group in Washington, says that "regardless of whether there is a direct conflict of interest, it's useful to know that the spouse of a sitting senator is getting richer because of what's going on in the world."

Rebuilding Iraq: Political Contributions of Corporate Winners (tags)

It's not what you know...it's who you know! That old adage couldn't be more true, as contractors jockey for position for the US. Government's "Corporate Dash For Cash" being held in Washington . Not coincidentally, many of these contractors just happened to contribute rather generously to the Bush Presidential campaign. Open Secrets has all the juicy details on their web site:

U.S. corporations set to profit off Iraq (tags)

The Bush administration’s attempt to fashion for itself the sole role of ruler and victor in post-war Iraq is meeting growing domestic and international opposition.

Secret Bechtel Documents Reveal: Yes, It Is About Oil (tags)

Titled "Crude Vision: How Oil Interests Obscured US Government Focus on Chemical Weapons Use by Saddam Hussein," this report traces an intense effort by Reagan officials in the mid-OE80s to win Hussein's approval for a $2-billion oil pipeline to be built by Bechtel, running from the Euphrates oilfields in southern Iraq westward to Jordan and the Gulf of Aqaba. A key player in that effort was Rumsfeld, then the CEO of Searle drugs, the giant phramaceutical company.

The Pay Offs Begin (tags)

As the Bush Crime family ramps up to take maximum advantage of this profit making opportunity massive contracts, no bid, are awarded to Dickie Chainey's oild company.

A War in the Planning for Four Years (tags)

Zbigniew Brzezinski and the CFR Put War Plans In a 1997 Book - It Is "A Blueprint for World Dictatorship," Says a Former German Defense and NATO Official Who Warned of Global Domination in 1984, in an Exclusive Interview With FTW

Even more rightwing hypocrisy (tags)

The Freeper hero Dick Cheney. Saddam appeaser and criminal.

How has the American media conned its subjects into supporting war on Iraq? (tags)

How the U.S. media has systematically propagandized its American subjects to be pro-Israel and anti-Arab, and have programmed the American mind into accepting 300,000 American troops being sent to fight and die for the fascist government of Israel and greed-obsessed oil company executives. This story will list the seven biggest monolithic media conglomerates that dominate American political news & commentary. Copyright Richard Lee (2003)

Weapons of Mass Deception (tags)

In the year and a half since September 11 the Bush administration has been waging an aggressive military campaign against real and perceived enemies, coupled with a public relations campaign to win the "hearts and minds" of the world. In Afghanistan, at least, the military campaign has shown some success. The public relations campaign, however, has been an embarrassing failure.

Anybody Got a Light? (tags)

Top 31 Bush - Iraq Lies: A Reference For Seekers of Truth So many lies have been spread by the Administration and their minions that it is hard to keep track. I suppose that’s part of their strategy. Overwhelm the opposition and the public with so much misinformation that the truth will never be clear. They can then press forward in an ambiguous cloud of fear and “what if?” scenarios.

Israel’s foreign policy is the U.S.’s foreign policy (tags)

“Wag the dog” Who’s calling the foreign policy shots behind the scenes in the Bush administration?

Who Supports President Bush? (tags)

Detailed analysis, with sources.

Halliburton wins contract on Iraq oil firefighting (tags)

HOUSTON, March 6 (Reuters) - A Halliburton Co. (nyse: HAL - news - people) subsidiary Kellogg, Brown & Root (KBR) has won the contract to oversee any firefighting operations at Iraqi oilfields after any U.S.-led invasion, a Defense Department source said on Thursday.

The Weekly Spin (tags)

THE WEEKLY SPIN, Wednesday, March 5, 2003 --------------------------------------------------------------------- sponsored by PR WATCH (www.prwatch.org) ---------------------------------------------------------------------

The Project for the New American Century. (tags)

he People versus the Powerful is the oldest story in human history. At no point in history have the Powerful wielded so much control. At no point in history has the active and informed involvement of the People, all of them, been more absolutely required.

The President's Real Goal in Iraq (tags)

The official story on Iraq has never made sense. The connection that the Bush administration has tried to draw between Iraq and al-Qaida has always seemed contrived and artificial. In fact, it was hard to believe that smart people in the Bush administration would start a major war based on such flimsy evidence. The pieces just didn't fit. Something else had to be going on; something was missing.

Anti-War Leader Launches Campaign to Impeach Bush (tags)

(CNSNews.com) - A former U.S. attorney general has drafted articles of impeachment against President Bush and three other top administration officials as a means of preventing the U.S. from advancing a "first strike, potentially nuclear preemptive war" against Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.

NY Post: Streisand = AIDS drug profiteer (tags)

NY Post: Streisand = AIDS drug profiteer

Streisand Fdtn made $17K on Halliburton under Cheney (tags)

Streisand Fdtn made $17K on Halliburton under Cheney

BUSH POLL NUMBERS DIVING (tags)

Good news team. It looks like Der Fuhrer's numbers are taking a radical dive into the Cellar. Keep pushing - keep spreading the truth. Viva La Resistance'!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Como Irak, Bush II prepara invadir Sudamérica para agarrar su aceite también. (tags)

El intento de golpe de Estado de etapa de compañías de aceite /CIA de Bush y los transnacionales imperios de EEUU en Venezuela para expulsar President Hugo Chávez quién fue democráticamente eligido. El gobierno de EEUU tomó control de medios informativos, tratando de incitar guerra civil en Venezuela para agarrar las ganancias de aceite del país.

Introducing... the new "Leader" of Iraq! (tags)

The internal US Government debate over whether to go to war "is over"... and the new US imposed leader for Iraq has been choosen.

What the Bible says about the Israeli ruling class (tags)

Bush foreign policy guided by Conservative Israeli Likud Party: What does the Bible say about totalitarian capitalism and economic justice?

Beating the drums for justice: Calls for Bush's impeachment for 9-11 (tags)

update on activisim re. impeachment

The Thug, the Thief, and the King (tags)

An excerpt from an article in the Guerilla News Network. Follow the link for the original.

The long dark night is over... (tags)

Governor Jesse Ventura of Minnesota will not appoint a Democrat to replace Sen. Wellstone.

Ballots across the West promise Power to the people (tags)

Public ownership of electric power is an idea whose time has come – at least in San Francisco, Las Vegas and in the Big Sky state of Montana. Voters in these western locales have a chance to vote Nov. 5 for ballot questions that open the way for city or state takeover or buyout of private utility companies.

Urgent call for Congressional investigation (tags)

DoD and intelligence officials coerced to cook books! Congress needs to investigate these charges NOW - BEFORE continuing its deliberations on the war powers resolution. This changes everything.

Confronting the Warmongers (tags)

Challenging the justifications for war.

GROSSMAN IN MOSCOW in IRAQ-TALKS :"SAVING PILOT SPEICHER...?". (tags)

During the talks in Moscow between the US Undersecretary Grossman and Russian minister for Foreign Affairs Ivanov, also the fate of pilot Michael Speicher was mentioned. Which prompted minister Ivanov afterwards to confirm : " And yes, we will also help looking for survivors in Iraq...". But Speicher's death was proven a long time ago by a joint US, International Red Cross and Iraqi forensic team that visited the crash site.

Control of oil fuels Bush war against Iraq (tags)

George W. Bush has Texas crude running in his veins, yet the word “oil” did not cross his lips in his Sept. 12 speech to the United Nations. Nor did Bush mention Osama bin Laden, the man he vowed to “hunt down” only a few months ago.

Cheney, Rumsfeld Help Coverup CIA Scientist's Murder (tags)

Secret documents have revealed that Vice President Dick Cheney and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld helped cover up the murder of former senior CIA scientist Frank Olson, a key member of the CIAs secret brainwashing programme MK-ULTRA.

Today's Voice: 3-Strikes is Inhumane and Unjust (tags)

The Media tells us what is wrong with the world; Voice4change will tell you what to do about it! Our member organizations are busy organizing, so we want to bring their message to you. Our affiliates are doing great work every day. They need your support…We will be their link to you. Sign on to www.voice4change.org

George w sued over NY terror attacks (tags)

how complicit is the us government- a court case attempts to find out , the corporate media ignores it

S.F. attorney: Bush allowed 9/11 (tags)

Reprinted from Sunday's SF Examiner, SF attorney Hilton, a former aide to Bob Dole, claims he has a stronger argument that Bush knew about 911 plot beforehand.

BTL: Escalating Violence Between Israelis and Palestinians Interferes with... (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Hussein Ibish, communications director with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who discusses the relationship between a possible future U.S. attack on Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

"U.S. armed forces surrounding Iraq under veil of secrecy" (tags)

(YellowTimes.org) – As Dick Cheney tours the Middle East in search of support for an American offensive against the Iraqi regime, Yellowtimes.org has learned through multiple independent sources that the Pentagon has already begun planning and building new bases in the area.

Urge the Nobel Institute to reject the Bush/Blair Peace Prize Nomination! (tags)

They say that satire died when Henry Kissinger was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, but if a Right-wing Norwegian MP has his way, the Nobel committee will be spitting on its grave. Norwegian MP Harald Tom Nesvik nominated Tony Blair and George W. Bush for the Nobel Peace Prize for "decisive action against terrorism, something I believe in the future will be the greatest threat to peace."

California lawmakers: Arrest Enron execs (tags)

Houston workers demand justice WASHINGTON – A committee of the California State Senate has demanded that Kenneth Lay and other Enron officials be brought to California to stand trial for contempt for refusing to testify before a California Senate Committee investigating “manipulation of the energy market.”

NRDC Sues Department of Energy to Expose Cheney Task Force Secrets (tags)

Environmentalists Seek Documents to Identify Industry's Influence on National Energy Policy Development. After waiting nearly 8 months for a response, the NRDC filed a lawsuit to force the Department of Energy (DOE) to produce records regarding the agency's role in the operations of the National Energy Policy Development Group chaired by Vice President Dick Cheney.

Senate Likely to OK Alaska Refuge Drilling - Official (tags)

Despite wrangling by the Leaders of the Senate Democrats to stall a vote on this subject, the Republicans say that they will be able to push it allong soon enough.

Power to the People (tags)

People rising up to take back our power!!!

Power to the People (tags)

People rising up to take back our power!!!

Bush Coming To Southern California (tags)

Bush Heading to State This Month

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